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Data Set:
MODIS/Terra Snow Cover 5-Min L2 Swath 500m, Version 6
Data Set ID:
MOD10_L2
Data Set Summary:
This data set reports the location of snow cover based on the Normalized Difference Snow Index (NDSI) and a series of screens designed to alleviate errors and flag uncertain snow cover detections. The NDSI is derived from radiance data acquired by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on board the Terra satellite.